Past Conferences

2011 CONFERENCE - SEATTLE, SEPTEMBER 3-4, 2011

Conference topic: Federalism and Subsidiarity

THE CITY AND FEDERALISM

Principal paper (philosophy):  “Cities, Subsidiarity, and Federalism”
Daniel Weinstock, University of Montreal
Commentator (political science):  Loren King, Wilfrid Laurier University.
Commentator (law):  Judith Resnik, Yale University

THE CONSTITUTION AND FEDERALISM

Principal paper (law): “Federalism and Subsidiarity, Perspectives from Law”
Steven Calabresi, Northwestern University
Commentator (political science):  Jenna Bednar, University of Michigan
Commentator (philosophy):  Andreas Follesdal, University of Oslo

AGAINST DUAL FEDERALISM

Principal paper (political science): “Defending Dual Federalism:  A self-defeating enterprise”
Sotirios A. Barber, Notre Dame.
Commentator (law):  Ernest Young, Duke University
Commentator (philosophy):  Michael Blake, University of Washington